Doug Gilbert

Doug Gilbert

Building Inspector

501 South Main Street
London, KY 40741
Tele: 606.864.8401
Fax: 606.864.2892

If you have any questions regarding the city building inspector, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4pm. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our Mission

Protection of lives and property through educational, licensing and inspection programs in the administration of codes and standards relating to hazardous materials, fire prevention and the construction and maintenance of buildings and structures.

About Us

The building division is responsible for the oversight of construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, maintenance and use of any building or structure within the City of London.

You should contact the Dept. of Housing, Building & Construction before beginning any new construction, addition or moving project involving a structure over 120 square feet, changing the use of an existing structure (i.e. residence to office space) or if you are affecting any load bearing wall of an existing structure.

No fax applications will be accepted. For sign permitting requirements see the City of London Signs Applications & Regulations.

Some examples of projects that do not require permitting:

• Vinyl siding
• Replacement windows
• Painting
• Shingles

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